The 2030 World Cup will break new ground, spanning three continents as Morocco, Portugal, and Spain clinch hosting rights. In a surprising decision, the tournament will see six nations automatically qualify, marking the first time the World Cup spans multiple continents.
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This move drew criticism from climate groups due to increased emissions from international travel. The announcement may also pave the way for Saudi Arabia to host the 2034 Cup, as the kingdom announced its bid shortly after. The proposal must be confirmed by a vote of all 211 FIFA members in the coming year.